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The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie

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2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
01339 755611
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie is widely regarded as one of the best...
The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie is widely regarded as one of the best Indian restaurant in Ballater. We pride ourselves on serving award winning, traditional Indian cuisine and best customer service. Varieties in curries and customer satisfaction is our capital. Aromatic spices and exotic ingredients, coupled with traditional family curry recipes passed from generation to generation makes dining at The Lochnagar a truly unique experience. Our emphasis on family history and tradition ensures that only the choicest ingredients are selected for use within our dishes, and we're sure you'll agree that the resulting flavors and textures cannot be surpassed by many other Indian restaurants in Ballater. Whether you're planning to visit our restaurants to celebrate a special occasion, a corporate event, or just enjoy a high quality curry takeaway on a Friday night, The Lochnagar will meet your every culinary need. Reservations can be made and ordered by telephoning the restaurants direct. Thank you for visiting The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie website.
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A really lovely Indian Restaurant

Seven fussy and hungry eaters descended into this place and relied on the expert guidance of the lovely staff to select a selection of food to appeal to various palates and dietary requirements. No problem for the staff. We were presented with an excellent selection of courses and not one of us had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Aberdeenshire
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Seven fussy and hungry eaters descended into this place and relied on the expert guidance of the lovely staff to select a selection of food to appeal to various palates and dietary requirements. No problem for the staff. We were presented with an excellent selection of courses and not one of us had any compliants about the food. Now that... More 

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We've just had a week self-catering in Deeside up at Glen Tanar and came here twice (having been here a couple of times before on previous visits). It's a really friendly restaurant with a very good wide-ranging menu, lovely interesting dishes very nicely prepared, reasonably priced with good, friendly service. The burnt spinach balti, south indian garlic chilli chicken masala... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Had been to this restaurant before but visited it again last week, twice!! The food is excellent and sensibly priced. The staff are very helpful and don't over push the extras which many of the restaurants of this ilk tend to do. All in all a great night out

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bangladesh
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82 reviews 82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

As someone who lives in South Asia I do know what constitutes good South Asian food. This restaurant serves a range of really good food. The service is excellent and the food arrives well served with a good fresh salad. The nan had obviously been freshly cooked.

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United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This restaurant has average food but horrendous service!!!the food took forever ever to come. At the end we asked three times for the bill the we still had to go up to the desk.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food was ok but when we asked for a milder version of a signature dish for our nine year old daughter all we got was the meat with some korma sauce added. It did not appear to have been cooked fresh or in the style of the dish on the menu. Our main course of venison sounded quite different... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Took the kids for a second time, so early evening and we were the only people in. There is plenty to choose from, and they even have a section of 'old favourites'. The starters were very good, particularly the vegetable pakoras. Service was (not surprisingly) quick, and quite friendly - it depends which waiter you get, but they are all... More 

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Leeds
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210 reviews 210 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We booked ahead when staying in the area recently and thoroughly enjoyed the food and service. We shared a mixed platter starter and my main of chicken karahi was excellent. Will definitely return when next in the area!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We were staying nearby and wanted a takeaway so can't comment on dining experience etc but the food was delicious. Good quality ingredients & very tasty. We ordered then went to the nearby pub for 1 hour and collected.

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Ballater
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I attended a family dinner here and the meal was very good , the staff and service was also very good and prices reasonable

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Church Square, Ballater AB35 5NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Aberdeenshire  >  Ballater
  • Phone Number: 01339 755611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 38
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie is widely regarded as one of the best Indian restaurant in Ballater. We pride ourselves on serving award winning, traditional Indian cuisine and best customer service. Varieties in curries and customer satisfaction is our capital. Aromatic spices and exotic ingredients, coupled with traditional family curry recipes passed from generation to generation makes dining at The Lochnagar a truly unique experience. Our emphasis on family history and tradition ensures that only the choicest ingredients are selected for use within our dishes, and we're sure you'll agree that the resulting flavors and textures cannot be surpassed by many other Indian restaurants in Ballater. Whether you're planning to visit our restaurants to celebrate a special occasion, a corporate event, or just enjoy a high quality curry takeaway on a Friday night, The Lochnagar will meet your every culinary need. Reservations can be made and ordered by telephoning the restaurants direct. Thank you for visiting The Lochnagar Indian Brasserie website.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?